Stanford fell to No. 5 Oregon State in a 6-0 shutout, despite a strong performance by pitcher Matt Scott, who allowed just three hits and struck out nine batters over six innings. Oregon State took advantage of leadoff walks to secure an early 3-0 lead, with key hits including a two-run home run by Dallas Macias. The Cardinal loaded the bases in the seventh but failed to score, while Oregon State added three more runs to secure the victory.

By the Numbers
  • Stanford's record: 13-18, 6-7 Pac-12
  • Oregon State's record: 28-4, 9-3 Pac-12
Yes, But

Stanford has lost three straight games and 12 of the last 17, struggling after a previous winning streak.

State of Play
  • Oregon State secured a dominant shutout victory, with strong pitching performances from Joey Mundt and Aiden May.
  • Matt Scott's quality start wasn't enough for Stanford to overcome Oregon State's offensive and pitching prowess.
What's Next

Stanford aims to bounce back in the next game against Oregon State on Saturday, seeking to even the three-game series.

Bottom Line

Oregon State's strong start and effective pitching stifled Stanford's offense, leading to a shutout victory and highlighting the Cardinal's recent struggles in the Pac-12.